Travel Blogs from Sheffield, United Kingdom

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Fortnight, Sheffield, United Kingdom travel blog

Fortnight

A travel blog entry by eddemer

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I've been told that the word "fortnight" and the phrase “to be fair” are quintessentially British (probably English actually). If I told an American that I’d be going to their country in a fortnight, I think they might look at me a bit ...

Come on, Steve!, Sheffield, United Kingdom travel blog

Come on, Steve!

A travel blog entry by big_lou

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Hier die Bilder aus ...

Day 279, Sheffield, United Kingdom travel blog

Day 279

A travel blog entry by dream-catcher

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... to be covered in dust! Bless her! We had big hugs and a few tears before getting to the car and heading for Sheffield. We exchanged stories of surviving earthquakes in Nepal and coping with having parents in earthquakes in Nepal. It sounds as if it was ...

Au revoir mes amies et famille!, Sheffield, United Kingdom travel blog

Au revoir mes amies et famille!

A travel blog entry by shaggers

It has been pointed out to me that I omitted a starting point for my trip so here it is, an entry for Sheffield, England, just to make the map a leedle bit prettier....or should that be Manchester, seeing as that was my first airport, or London Heathrow ...

Bhutan here we come!, Sheffield, United Kingdom travel blog

Bhutan here we come!

A travel blog entry by victoria-bernd

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Well we thought we would send our first entry from the a sunny spot in Sheffield whilst taking a break from the chaos of packing the house, packing for travel and catching up with people/partying!   There is no going back now as our visas for Bhutan ...

My return to the real world, Sheffield, United Kingdom travel blog

My return to the real world

A travel blog entry by gaelstigant

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...  Back in May, I said a temporary goodbye to Sheffield after rocking up here eight years ago for university. Like many former Sheffield students, I’d never left. However, when I got a chance to take six months off work and blow all my savings on ...

coming home, Sheffield, United Kingdom travel blog

coming home

A travel blog entry by jamesandruth

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hello ...

Home is where the health is (not !), Sheffield, United Kingdom travel blog

Home is where the health is (not !)

A travel blog entry by derekrussell30

Well, Christmas has been and gone and we're only 7.5 weeks and counting now until we are out of here ! With Lucina's wedding to keep us diverted in the mean-time the trip is approaching like a juggernaut. I handed my notice in at work last week so ...

Documentation, Sheffield, United Kingdom travel blog

Documentation

A travel blog entry by derekrussell30

Got our international driving licenses on Saturday which was a very prompt response. We also headed off to a 'Visa Surgery' in Nottingham to get our Indian Visas sorted out. Got there just before lunch in time to grab a queue ticket before heading off ...

The places where we'll go, Sheffield, United Kingdom travel blog

The places where we'll go

A travel blog entry by derekrussell30

Well we finally got our US visa and all the jabs have been jabbed into us so as long as we keep taking the tablets (where have I heard that one before ?!) when we should we'll be okay. We've paid for our flight tickets today and here is the itinerary we ...

Post Script, Sheffield, United Kingdom travel blog

Post Script

A travel blog entry by victoria-bernd

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Yes, there is one more, just as a little reminder - for ourselves - that we really have been away. Ja, einmal geht noch, nur so als Erinnerung – fuer uns selber – dass wir wirklich unterwegs waren. We are both back to full health now and have ...

Sheffield with the Bakers, Sheffield, United Kingdom travel blog

Sheffield with the Bakers

A travel blog entry by davidcarder

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A big thank you to Sarah, Will, Edie and Bea for having us to stay in your beautiful house. We loved exploring the moors and the boys enjoyed finally playing with other children. Our boys are now experts in loom ...

Sheffield and the Nether Edge, Sheffield, United Kingdom travel blog

Sheffield and the Nether Edge

A travel blog entry by lroff

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... it might have been. As I made my way to the bus, I realized that, compared to the places I have been recently, Sheffield itself is really a very modern looking city. I went through a huge Millennium Gallery and Gardens where there was some kind of ...

research in Sheffield, Sheffield, United Kingdom travel blog

research in Sheffield

A travel blog entry by lroff

I worked in the archives in Sheffield all day. I was intending to look at: diaries as well as the Cannon Hall estate account and employment records to see if there was any record of my ancestor working for them. Further, I wanted to see if there were ...

Leaving the cutlery capital, Sheffield, United Kingdom travel blog

Leaving the cutlery capital

A travel blog entry by mrjoe

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... hospital. New buildings like the Winter Gardens or Hallam university's Atrium look great. A commonly quoted statistic is that Sheffield has the highest rate of students staying to live after graduation. Impressive for a city with relatively few graduate ...

Home!!, Sheffield, United Kingdom travel blog

Home!!

A travel blog entry by elainevickers

Home! Golly. It's not really sunk in yet. Everything is so familiar and yet feels slightly ...

The preparations, Sheffield, United Kingdom travel blog

The preparations

A travel blog entry by derekrussell30

Today we've started our jab program before we head off. Ordered the rucksacks from the US at the weekend. Visa processing is turning out to be a right pain in the arse. The people who work in these embassies must spend many happy hours dreaming up ...

The big trip, Sheffield, United Kingdom travel blog

The big trip

A travel blog entry by chrismorgan

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So a few months ago me and my girlfriend Olivia were having a chat about the future. And in my typical fashion of avoiding adulthood and responsibilities I throw in "have you ever wanted to travel?" Anyway, to cut a long story short, here we are a ...

Hi ho hi ho it's off to Edinburgh we go!!, London, United Kingdom travel blog

Hi ho hi ho it's off to Edinburgh we go!!

A travel blog entry by sprayzen

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Last night was a quick stop over in Sheffield after Sherwood Forrest. We had no plans once we arrived but perhaps we should have. Sheffield is a gorgeous city, full of one way cobble stone streets, lush gardens and of course beautiful old buildings. Our ...

All good things, Sheffield, United Kingdom travel blog

All good things

A travel blog entry by helentomandamy

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... the shopping experience a bit more. We are excited about hopefully buying a house in the next few months. Since moving in to our Sheffield rental, I have noticed that even at 0630 when I go to work, it is busy. When I cycled to work at that time in ...

The backpacks arrive !, Sheffield, United Kingdom travel blog

The backpacks arrive !

A travel blog entry by derekrussell30

The letter said 'Big Box' so that could only mean 1 thing ! We couldn't wait till Monday to get them so we went round to DHL on Saturday. Sue is VERY pleased with hers and all the bells and whistles and compartments that come with it. I tried mine on ...

The Start of the Swiss Experience, Sheffield, United Kingdom travel blog

The Start of the Swiss Experience

A travel blog entry by sheffster

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Hi Everyone, Well it is not long until I depart for the cold cold mountains of Switzerland. I just thought I would drop you a quick note about this Travelouge I have set up for my trip. Every time I make an entry you will receive an e mail telling you ...

Some time with Bens fam, Sheffield, United Kingdom travel blog

Some time with Bens fam

A travel blog entry by kwoo

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... opposite road/ being a passenger on the other side of the still takes some getting used to. It is absolutely beautiful here. Sheffield is built on 7 hills so its extremely hilly and twisty. Lots of sheep. Baaaa We went bowling yesterday and me ...

Preparations, Sheffield, United Kingdom travel blog

Preparations

A travel blog entry by twotravelmunkys

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Only 2 weeks to go now until we leave sunny, shining Sheffield for the delights and delicacies of New Delhi. The backpacks and clothes have been bought, Indian and Vietnam visas sorted, travel insurance booked and a round of golf played. I am sure ...

day 6, Sheffield, United Kingdom travel blog

day 6

A travel blog entry by anmari

... a Megabus too!) to Hillsborough and then navigated my way in the dark and the rain up the hill to my B+B. I'd forgotten that bit about Sheffield, the hills. With one large and one small rucksack, my heart was sending out an SOS by the time I found where I ...

The Start of Somthing Big, Sheffield, United Kingdom travel blog

The Start of Somthing Big

A travel blog entry by sheffster

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Hi Guys, Well the time has come for me to exit the UK again and put my passport to good use by travelling around the globe for 12 months taking in some amazing sites, beutiful beaches and plenty of intoxicatic liquids. Thats correct instead of being ...

day 9, Sheffield, United Kingdom travel blog

day 9

A travel blog entry by anmari

... shops, the smell I always associate with Sheffield. If the city centre has been gentrified beyond repair, Hillsborough is more like the Sheffield I remember from the early to mid 90s. I make my way to the indoor shopping centre for lunch, where I find a ...

days 7 and 8, Sheffield, United Kingdom travel blog

days 7 and 8

A travel blog entry by anmari

... 're putting money into the old place but does it have to be so yuppified? I suppose this is all part of the transformation of Sheffield from steel city to knowledge city that's been going on since the 80s. And I suppose also that since tuition fees were ...

day 10, Sheffield, United Kingdom travel blog

day 10

A travel blog entry by anmari

... Stämning" immediately on my return. Back to reality in the central library, it's interesting to see how people in Sheffield are coping with the technological revolution. There's a steady stream of people, probably with no computer access at home, coming ...

A Snowy Sheffield, Sheffield, United Kingdom travel blog

A Snowy Sheffield

A travel blog entry by huddyandange

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...  here in  Not so sunny England.  The busses are the first to give up the ghost on the outskirts of Sheffield but as you get closer to the city centre the roads are clear and there is very little snowfall in comparison. ...

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